invasive lobular carcinoma [also called ILC]


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(in-VAY-siv LOB-yoo-lir kar-sih-NO-ma)

Cancer that starts in the milk glands. It grows into the normal surrounding tissues. Between 10% and 15% of all breast cancers are of this type.

Read more about invasive lobular carcinoma or see an illustration of invasive lobular carcinoma.

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Audio contributed by: Linda Ellerbee

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